Articles tagged Peter Monteverdi

Page 16 of March 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, March 1994

Delirium Tremens

29,000 feet going up; freefall coming down Scaling the nursery slopes of the Everest of F1 is the most arduous task new teams can face, but getting even that far is no guarantee of further progress or a safe downward journey If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen, so the old expression has it. But how do you get into the kitchen in the first place, especially when it's the one...

Page 6 of January 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, January 1991

Formula One - Seasonal Review

A glance over the shoulder I don't go much on looking on the immediate past; if I have to look back I prefer to look back 25 years or more, into history. However, 1990 was a significant year in Formula One and much that happened can be translated into serious portent for the future. The year saw the absolute confirmation that the 3½-litre normally aspirated engine formula is a success, thanks to...

Page 56 of November 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, November 1996

Monteverdi Octet

Swiss-made cars are as rare as tasteful cuckoo-clocks; Laurence Meredith drives the one which made it to Britain As a nation the Swiss are something of an enigma; women in the Confederation Helvetica weren't eligible to vote until 1972, unemployment in the country at around the same time rose to double figures — 11 to be precise — which some citizens regarded as a national scandal, and for most...

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The Solitude Grand Prix

Stuttgart, July, 23rd. Anyone who misses a race meeting at the A.D.A.C. Solitude circuit, between Stuttgart and the Autobahn, misses the chance of visiting one of the best circuits in Europe and of seeing the effects of motor racing being popular. The smooth and well-maintained circuit is 11.417 kilometres to the lap and contains every type of corner, climb, descent and straight that anyone could...

Page 32 of May 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, May 1992

Breaking the mould?

Success in the European F3000 Championship has, in the past, been excellent news for drivers . . . but a gloomy omen for teams. The statistics are quite astonishing. Since Christian Danner graduated to Grand Prix racing on the strength of his victory in the inaugural championship in 1985, each of his successors has followed suit. As yet, Danner, Ivan CapeIli, Stefano Modena, Roberto Moreno, Jean...

Page 68 of December 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, December 2010

Lunch with... Stefan Johansson

He drove for both Ferrari and McLaren in Formula 1, starred in Champ Car and won Le Mans. But for this cultured Swede, there’s more to life than motor racing He’s had a lifetime of racing whatever he could get, grabbing any opportunity, rolling with the punches when it went wrong, and never losing his laid-back, good-humoured approach. Having started with karts as a pre-teen, he’s still getting...

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